Publications

NEGOTIATION OF DIFFERENCES IN THE SHARED URBAN SPACE

Edited by Alina Poghosyan and Vahram Danielyan

2017

A collection of essays that encompass various insights into the experiences of Armenians and Turks sharing common urban space, negotiating differences, striving to attain or seize space for representations of belonging, identity, history, power, etc. The essays discuss the negotiation of differences in the shared urban space from the perspectives of urban planning, literature, musicology, and travel experiences.

LOCOMOTIVE

Edited by Arto Vaun

Issue #1, 2016

Locomotive, a journal of new writing, brings together innovative contemporary work by diverse global voices. Locomotive is published by the Center for Creative Writing (CCW) at the American University of Armenia. The first issue includes works by Renee Gladman, Norbert Hirschhorn, Kate Northrop, Amina Said, and others.

WE REFUGEES

Hannah Arendt

2016

A volume of eight essays, articles, and other texts by political theorist Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) in Armenian translation. The translations were done within the scope of the Certificate in Translation Program at AUA. The volume includes: “We Refugees” (1943), “Expansion and the Philosophy of Power” (1946); “Ideology and Terror: A Novel Form of Government” (1953); “The Origins of Totalitarianism: A Reply” (1953); “Karl Jaspers: Citizen of the World?” (1957); “What Is Authority?” (1958); “Society and Culture” (1960), “War and Revolution” (1963).

THE ARMENIAN AMIRA CLASS OF ISTANBUL

By Hagop L. Barsoumian

2007

The Armenian Amira Class of Istanbul is Hagop L. Barsoumian’s 1980 Doctoral dissertation at Columbia University. It is the first academic research ever done on the wealthy and powerful Ottoman Armenians, who from the mid-eighteenth to the nineteenth century played a significant role in the Empire and imposed their political leadership to the Armenian millet.

AUA: A NEW BEGINNING FOR A NEW GENERATION

By Mihran S. Agbabian

2002

The recollections of Dr. Mihran S. Agbabian, founding president of the American University of Armenia (AUA), of the events and people involved with the establishment of the University.

A FIELD GUIDE TO BIRDS OF ARMENIA

by Martin S. Adamian  Daniel Klem, Jr.

1997

A Field Guide to Birds of Armenia clearly and effectively documents the bird life of a region largely unknown in the West but richly endowed with biological and cultural diversity. Here an international team of expert ornithologists shines the international spotlight on the fascinating birds of Armenia in one of the world’s newest and very best regional field guides. The authors and their expert collaborators describe the beauty and pleasure of Armenian birds and their diverse habitats. No other work offers such effective descriptions of Armenian birds. The detailed knowledge of species distributions and relative abundances will promote and ensure wise stewardship of birds as a valuable Armenian natural resource.